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MTH/221

General Education

DISCRETE MATH FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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Course level: Undergraduate

Discrete mathematics is of direct importance to the fields of Computer Science and Information Technology. This branch of mathematics includes studying areas such as sophisticated forms of counting (combinatorics, etc), set theory, logic, relations, graph theory, and analysis of algorithms. This course is intended to provide students with an understanding of these areas and their use in the field of Information Technology.

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Required materials

The materials required for this course are covered in your resource fees.

Please Note: Attendance and participation are mandatory in all University courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

  • Apply basic enumeration techniques.
  • Select appropriate basic permutation and combination techniques.
  • Select appropriate introductory probability techniques.

  • Use truth tables for propositional logic.
  • Determine assertions and compound statements in first-order logic.
  • Examine basic set-theoretic concepts.
  • Create a Venn Diagram to visualize set relationships.
  • Differentiate between relations and functions.
  • Apply the basic concepts of Boolean algebra.

  • Determine the basic concepts of algorithmic analysis.
  • Apply the introductory principles of mathematical induction.
  • Solve problems of iteration and recursion.

  • Apply properties of graphs.
  • Apply properties of trees.

  • Use discrete mathematics to analyze application problems.

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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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